Overview & Accreditation
Find your calling as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Make a difference in everyday lives. In the Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program, you will learn the foundational skills to help people with physical or mental limitations live fuller, more meaningful, and more independent lives. Work hands-on in real-world environments with industry/s latest technology and equipment as you discover an exciting, rewarding career.
The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) through 2028/2029 in Orange County. The Stanbridge University – Los Angeles, Alhambra Branch Campus Occupational Therapy Assistant program has Candidacy Status with ACOTE. AOTA is located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200 North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.
Applicants must be aware that felony convictions and other character issues could disqualify them from taking the NBCOT exam, as well as individual state licenses. For more information regarding this and other certification questions, or to obtain an Early Determination Review prior to starting your program, please contact the NBCOT at: